Freddy Cadena began his musical studies
in the National Conservatory of
In 1984 he got scholarship to the former Soviet
Union and continued his studies in Moscow.
First he studied at the Music College under
L. Pavlov in choral conducting; then he became a student
of Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory with choir
conducting major (Teacher: Maestro B. Kulikov), Opera
and Symphony conducting major (Teachers: Maestro L. Nikolaev
and Maestro V. Kataev).
In 1994 Mr. Cadena graduated from the Conservatory
He took part in conducting master-classes in Germany, Spain
and Moscow under well-known German master HELMUTH RILLING.
He works with the Opera-Studio Symphony Orchestra
of the Moscow Conservatory, and has collaborated with the
Russian Ministry of Defense Symphony Orchestra, the
Yourlov Academic Choir-Cappella and many others.
Among other orchestras, Freddy Cadena is a guest
conductor of the Brass Symphony Orchestra in Aragon (Spain),
and the National Symphony Orchestra of Ecuador.
Since 1992 he performs conducting master classes in Spain.
In 1995, he became the artist director and conductor
of the AMADEUS CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, founded by the Moscow
Composers Union and the firm "Amadeus".
He takes part in many music festivals such as
International Festival of Contemporary Music "Moscow
Autumn", Iberoamerican Cultural Festival,
"The Soul of Japan", "Glinka"
Festival in Smolensk, "I Festival de la cuerda
pulsada" in Asturias-Spain, etc.
He has accompanied outstanding Russian soloists
like Vladimir Krainev, Irina Arkhipova, Vladislav
Piavko, Alexei Kozlov, Marina Yashbili,
Marina Tarasova, Zoria Shihmurzaeva, Maria
In addition, from 2000, Mr.
Cadena has been working as a teacher, conductor and music
director of the Opera Training Faculty of the Moscow Conservatory.